Because they move onto college, or the military, or the big city or even out on their own in the same town, and they have the cards stacked against them. He is decisive and has a plan. I wince when I hear about 13 year old kids dating too, yet when I was in middle and high school I was one of very few people I knew who had never had a boyfriend before— basically it is the norm to date or to want to date, and I imagine it is becoming even more common to date and be interested in sex at a young age for kids. He should be able to prove that he is able to mentor and guide other people to learn things and do things that will make them more effective Christians. Set your goals high.
Dating or courting or whatever you want to call it can be a great way to solidify an already super strong friendship if your parents have given their blessing, God is at the center, and you are both ready to step it up.
Is it OK for Christian teenagers to start dating or should they wait until they are older?
Post was not sent - check your email addresses! And keep your ideals ideal!!! Want to ask your own question? The relationship has just become a habit — good, bad or otherwise. Entrust your heart to the Sacred Heart of Jesus. First, read this article from a Crisis Pregnancy Center worker. Keep an emotional distance with guys that are friends, and safeguard your heart — for the heart of a girl so easily wants to give itself away.